Got Beer? A Visual Tour of Breweriana at the Library Company of Philadelphia
Wednesday, June 5
Before there was Yards and Dock Street, there was Bergner & Engel and Gustavus Bergner. As a nod to Beer Week, join Print Department curators Sarah Weatherwax and Erika Piola as they provide a visual tour of the brewery trade of nineteenth and turn-of the-twentieth century Philadelphia. Views and advertising prints of early city breweries and saloons, colorful novelty advertisements, and manufacturer’s labels will be on display to document how the production, distribution, and consumption of beer influenced the visual culture of the city.